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New Zealand Infrastructure Commission says for every $10 NZ spent on new infrastructure between 2013 and 2022, almost $6 of existing infrastructure has worn out
23rd Feb 24, 5:00am
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New Zealand Infrastructure Commission says for every $10 NZ spent on new infrastructure between 2013 and 2022, almost $6 of existing infrastructure has worn out
Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
20th Feb 24, 3:15pm
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Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
Stats NZ says New Zealand saw the lowest number of live births registered for 20 years in 2023
19th Feb 24, 1:35pm
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Stats NZ says New Zealand saw the lowest number of live births registered for 20 years in 2023
Migrants from India, the Philippines, China and Fiji are likely to be the most affected by the Government's proposed changes to work visa rules
19th Feb 24, 12:23pm
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Migrants from India, the Philippines, China and Fiji are likely to be the most affected by the Government's proposed changes to work visa rules
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
19th Feb 24, 10:10am
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Andrew Bayly says banking probe could look at encouraging more lending to 'productive' sectors instead of housing
[updated]
Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
14th Feb 24, 11:25am
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Stats NZ says food prices rose 0.9% in January, while rents for new tenancies shot up 2.5%, and tobacco prices increased 6.4% - but airfares went into reverse
New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
10th Feb 24, 9:10am
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New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
Volume of building consents issued for major dwelling alterations down 15% over the last two years
9th Feb 24, 10:25am
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Volume of building consents issued for major dwelling alterations down 15% over the last two years
The Coalition Government is slowing minimum wage increases below inflation but research suggests the policy settings don’t matter that much for the wider economy
8th Feb 24, 12:10pm
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The Coalition Government is slowing minimum wage increases below inflation but research suggests the policy settings don’t matter that much for the wider economy
Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
7th Feb 24, 2:04pm
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Stronger employment data could spook the Reserve Bank into raising the Official Cash Rate above 5.50%, economists say
Labour market remains resilient even as unemployment rate rises to 4% in the December quarter and other employment metrics also soften
7th Feb 24, 10:53am
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Labour market remains resilient even as unemployment rate rises to 4% in the December quarter and other employment metrics also soften
Labour market figures out in the coming week tipped to show unemployment rising from the last recorded 3.9% rate to 4.2% or higher
4th Feb 24, 6:01am
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Labour market figures out in the coming week tipped to show unemployment rising from the last recorded 3.9% rate to 4.2% or higher
There's a looming crunch coming for the residential construction industry as new dwelling consents continue to tumble
2nd Feb 24, 11:52am
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There's a looming crunch coming for the residential construction industry as new dwelling consents continue to tumble
More than 16,000 homes sold to buyers in New Zealand on residence visas last year
30th Jan 24, 1:35pm
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More than 16,000 homes sold to buyers in New Zealand on residence visas last year
[updated]
Inflation was cooler in the December quarter than any other in the past three years but still too hot for the Reserve Bank’s to consider cutting the Official Cash Rate
24th Jan 24, 2:46pm
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Inflation was cooler in the December quarter than any other in the past three years but still too hot for the Reserve Bank’s to consider cutting the Official Cash Rate
CPI inflation falls to a two year low of 4.7% as food prices decline, albeit domestic inflation tops RBNZ expectations
24th Jan 24, 10:56am
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CPI inflation falls to a two year low of 4.7% as food prices decline, albeit domestic inflation tops RBNZ expectations
With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
22nd Jan 24, 3:05pm
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With new figures this week likely to show our inflation rate falling meaningfully, economists are nevertheless concerned about the potential for for further inflationary disruptions
Economic data in the coming week is likely to show inflation is slowing. But the key thing will be whether the Reserve Bank is satisfied that the inflation beast really has been properly tamed - or whether we still have things to worry about
21st Jan 24, 6:00am
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Economic data in the coming week is likely to show inflation is slowing. But the key thing will be whether the Reserve Bank is satisfied that the inflation beast really has been properly tamed - or whether we still have things to worry about
Population growth from migration is now almost double what it was pre-Covid
19th Jan 24, 1:07pm
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Population growth from migration is now almost double what it was pre-Covid
[updated]
Stats NZ says food prices fell in December for the fourth consecutive month, taking the annual rate of food price inflation down to 4.8% compared with the peak level of 12.5% seen earlier in 2023; airfares skyrocket; rents keep pushing up
18th Jan 24, 11:01am
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Stats NZ says food prices fell in December for the fourth consecutive month, taking the annual rate of food price inflation down to 4.8% compared with the peak level of 12.5% seen earlier in 2023; airfares skyrocket; rents keep pushing up
Fast-reducing townhouse consent levels are driving overall residential building consent levels into a sharp contraction, even if construction cost pressures ease
11th Jan 24, 11:23am
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Fast-reducing townhouse consent levels are driving overall residential building consent levels into a sharp contraction, even if construction cost pressures ease
New Zealand's economy has been slowing faster than forecasters expected
14th Dec 23, 1:42pm
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New Zealand's economy has been slowing faster than forecasters expected
Overall inflation direction encouraging but bank economists cautious about stubborn non-tradeable inflation
14th Dec 23, 7:40am
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Overall inflation direction encouraging but bank economists cautious about stubborn non-tradeable inflation
Stats NZ says food prices fell in November for the third consecutive month; domestic airfares and accommodation rose
13th Dec 23, 12:37pm
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Stats NZ says food prices fell in November for the third consecutive month; domestic airfares and accommodation rose
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New Zealand’s trade deficit declined $600 million the in year ended September
13th Dec 23, 11:29am
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New Zealand’s trade deficit declined $600 million the in year ended September